When is the Best Time to Visit Jamaica?
The best travel time is from December to April. This period is generally known as the dry season. While, the weather in Jamaica is always vacation friendly, with average temperatures of between 27 °C and 29 °C (80 °F and 90 °F). As long as you avoid the hurricane period from August to November, it will be fine.
Horse Riding on Beach, Jamaica
Is Tourist Visa Required for Jamaica Tours?
Some foreign nationals do not need a tourist visa for Jamaica holidays if their stay is less than 90 days, such as US citizens, UK citizens, Canadian, Australian and Japanese, etc. Most travelers do require a visa to visit Jamaica and some can obtain it on arrival. It is suggested to check the detailed visa information and visa application procedure with the Jamaican Embassy. Also, it's recommended that your passport is valid for at least six months before the end of your trip and it has a few blank pages for stamp.
What are the Popular Destinations in Jamaica?
To plan Jamaica tour packages, you will not want to miss the popular Dunn's River Falls in Ocho Rios, water sports in Negril, Treasure Beach, YS Falls and Black River in South Coast. These are very famous destinations in Jamaica.
How Many Days do I Need for Jamaica Holidays?
8 to 12 days are perfect to visit Jamaica and do a few excursions. Many travelers often seek for leisure hours, explore and relax during Jamaica tour packages.
How to Get to and Travel Around Jamaica?
If you fly into or out of Jamaica, the main international airports for you to choose are the Norman Manley International Airport (KIN) in the capital Kingston and the Sangster International Airport (MBJ) in Montego Bay. Some international cruises can dock at the ports in Ocho Rios or in Montego Bay. Inside of the country, the primary means of transport is by vehicle and the flights are also available between big cities. The railway is mainly used to transport bauxite.
What is the Local Official Currency? Are Credit Cards Widely Accepted in Jamaica?
The local official currency is Jamaican dollar (JMD), and US dollars are also widely accepted. Credit cards are acceptable, especially in tourist places, but you will need cash at some smaller shops, restaurants and markets.
Is Jamaica Safe for Travelling?
Yes. Tourism is the main income of the country, so the travelers' safety is the top priority to the government. Although Jamaica has certain parts you probably should not go like any country or major city, if you stay at your resort or with your tour guide, you have nothing to worry about.